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Tips for Winter Driving

Driving under any weather conditions presents a variety of perils. Driving in snow, sleet and ice during the winter months requires extra care and attention. Here are some safety tips to help you navigate through the winter driving season. 8 Tips for Winter Driving  Plan your route ahead of time and know where you are going. Give yourself plenty of extra time to reach your destination and rememb...

Your Winter Property Maintenance Checklist

Published on November 18, 2020

If you own a house, cottage or vacation property, it's time to get ahead of those snowy, icy storms and start prepping for the winter months. Avoid spending your holidays handling winter-related disasters with a bit of preventative maintenance. Many homeowners can roll up their sleeves and tackle much of these tasks on their own. You might even be surprised by what you can cross off in just a day....

Tips for Closing up the Cottage

Closing up the cottage in the fall is an important task for every cabin owner. Here is a good checklist to help you winterize the cabin. Outside The Cabin Winter preparations are made easier when you follow the right steps. Doing a proper job when closing up the cottage for the winter season means you will have a more enjoyable weekend opening up the cabin in the spring. Cabin Windows Board up ...

Fall Maintenance Tips 2020

As much as we would like summer to hang around, the reality is that cold days are ahead. Fall is a good time to prepare your home for harsh winter conditions. We’ve come up with some fall home maintenance tips so you can make sure your house is ready for the winter season.   1. CLEAN YOUR GUTTERS AND DOWNSPOUTS Remove all debris that has accumulated in gutters and downspouts. This will ensure th...

Introducing ONE 24.7

One Insurance now offers you an enhanced customer service experience by introducing new online service options available from your computer or mobile device. These services are available at no additional cost! View critical policy information Request policy changes  Access your agent’s direct contact information Review and download policy documents Report claims online with the option to upload p...

Incredible Hiking Trails in Manitoba

Published on September 11, 2020

There’s no question that September is a great time of year to get outside and explore. The temperatures are cooler, making for pleasant hiking conditions and colourful autumn foliage. Finding the right hiking trails to explore in the fall can sometimes be challenging. With the help of Travel Manitoba, we’ve put together a great list of some easy trails for the whole family to enjoy. Amisk/Inverne...

Road Trip Safety Tips

Published on August 25, 2020

Many families are hitting the road one last time before school starts. But before you get behind the wheel, check out our road trip safety tips: Focus On The Road 1 in 20 Canadian drivers is using a cell phone while driving. That one statistic alone is enough to increase your risk of getting into an accident on your road trip.  Share driving time After a full day of driving, you will most likely ...

Protecting Your Home From a Break-in

Published on August 20, 2020

Your home is likely the biggest investment you will make in your life, so protecting it is of utmost importance. Reduce your odds of being affected by crime by taking these preventative steps. CRIME PROOFING THE INSIDE OF YOUR HOME The goal of indoor crime proofing is to secure your home and make it appear occupied at all times. Below are some simple tips to deter burglars from entering your home...

The Importance of Personal Cyber Protection in 2020

Published on August 11, 2020

With many offices closed due to COVID-19, Canadians are spending more time at home than ever before. Gaming systems, computers, mobile devices, smart TVs, connected appliances and other equipment are essential to homeowners’ personal lives. But they also create avenues for cyber attackers to infiltrate a homeowners’ data in order to steal information, extort money and commit fraud.  That’s why i...

6 Times You Should Call Your Insurance Broker

Home insurance policies are one-year contracts. At the end of each year, the renewal process is very seamless if no changes are needed – which is great for the many of us who appreciate convenience. But remember: when you first sign a new policy, it will reflect the specific needs you have at that time in your life. When that renewal package arrives, it’s a good check point to reflect on the thing...